Artists' Books & Installation
Oppenheimer Is Watching Me: A Memoir | bound by artist in 2009 | private collection, Oakland, CA
by Jeff Porter, University of Iowa Press, 2007
French technique fine binding: sewn on flattened cords laced into boards, covered in full buffalo. Goatskin backpared onlay and inlaid lines. Goatskin edge-to-edge doublure, with impression from inlaid leather lines visible on suede flyleaves. Hand sewn silk headbands, gilt top edge.
9.5 x 6 x.75"
Design inspired by author’s vignettes of growing up during the Cold War: both the paranoia of nuclear attack and a landscape filled with playful pop culture atomic references.
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